Office of Civil Rights Information

In the fall of 2015, Amherst County Public Schools (ACPS) entered into an agreement with the United States Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to examine how discipline is effected within the school division. This web page will provide you with information on the status of the effort.


Amherst County High School Graduation

Graduation for the Class of 2016 at Amherst County High School will be held on Friday evening, May 27, 2016, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Vines Center of Liberty University.

A School Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2016

A School Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the board room of the School Administration Office.

Elementary Magnet School Survey

If you have a student in grades K through 5, please take a short survey about an exciting possibility in ACPS.  PVES Magnet Survey

A School Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2016

On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Amherst County School Board will have a Public Hearing in the School Administration Office, 153 Washington Street, Amherst, Virginia, at 6:00 p.m., to discuss Pleasant View Elementary School.

Summer School Information 2016

Pleasant View Elementary School

Kindergarten Registration 2016-2017

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year will be on April 27th and 28th, 2016. You can find more information on the Kindergarten registration page here, or download an information flyer here.

FY17 Budget Discussion

Smart Start Preschool Program

Registration for the 2016-2017 Smart Start Preschool Program has begun. You can find more information on the Smart Start page here, or download an application here

SchoolMessenger Outreach

Amherst County Public Schools (ACPS) has recently implemented a new school notification system called SchoolMessenger. SchoolMessenger is fully integrated with the Parent Portal in PowerSchool. You will need to log into the Parent Portal to update your contact information and set your preferences for how you would like to be contacted in situations such as weather closings or for other notifications.

Tanglewood Mobile Home Park Bus Stop Information

Effective Monday, May 4, 2015, the bus stop location for Tanglewood  Mobile Home Park will be moved to the intersection of Tanglewood Drive and Izaak Walton Road.  Tanglewood Drive  is a private road and Amherst County Public Schools no longer has permission for its buses travel on it.  The following buses are affected; Bus 6 Monelison Middle School, Bus 54 MHES Smart Start, Bus 55 Amelon Elementary School and Bus 84 Amherst High School.

Test Scores Show Improvement Across the Division

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